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Heather  Presha
Heather Presha
REALTOR®, Lic. #01493661
(323) 559-9081
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KELLER WILLIAMS Inglewood
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Inglewood, CA 90301
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6 Foods That Protect Your Brain

 

You can significantly decrease your chances for Alzheimer’s and dementia by limiting foods high in saturated fat and refined sugar, but you can offset even more potential damage by eating foods shown to protect your mind.

A Mediterranean diet rich in healthy oils, non-starchy vegetables and low-glycemic fruits has been associated with reduced risk of cognitive decline, dementia and Alzheimer’s.

Keeping an active lifestyle also plays a huge role in protecting your brain. Regular exercise reduces your insulin resistance, increases your vascular supply so you get a better supply of glucose in the brain and boosts your metabolism. Together with a diet rich in brain food, an active lifestyle can protect that beautiful, brilliant brain of yours. 

6 easy-to-get nutrients that further assist your brain power and protection:

Nutrient

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Benefits

Flavonoids

red wine, dark chocolate (raw is best lightly sweetened with coconut or agave), tea

probiotic, antioxidant, may reduce risk of dementia

Folic Acid

kale, quinoa, millet

supports cognitive function

Curcumin

turmeric

digestive aid, anti-inflammatory, memory retrieval

Canosic Acid

rosemary

may improve memory and protect against degeneration, aids circulation and digestion

Antioxidants

goji berries, berries, cacao (raw chocolate), leafy greens

protect against free radicals, which can cause brain degeneration

Omega-3 Fatty Acids

chia seeds, avocado, coconuts, nuts, olive oil

crucial role in brain function, anti-inflammatory

 

All Food Choices Are Not Equal

Pick fresh sources of food as close to the natural state as possible.

Instead of buying a bottled, sugary, pasteurized smoothie made with berries that has been on the shelf for months, go directly to the source and enjoy a bowl of fresh berries.

Organic, first press extra-virgin olive oil used raw in salad dressings is superior to frying in olive oil.

Put olive oil and lemon on a kale-based salad with chia seeds and avocado for a brain-boosting healthy meal.

Remember that my team and I are always here for you and 

if there is anything in the world that we can help you do in Real Estate,

don't hesitate to give us a call, text or email! 

323.559.9081

Heather@PreshaProperties.com

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